Cheat's Apple Sparkling Cider Recipe.

Cheat’s Apple Sparkling Cider

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Serves 8-10

Prep 5 mins

Cook 2 mins

Cheat’s Apple Sparkling Cider Recipe Ingredients

• 750ml (3 cups) cloudy apple juice

• 250ml (1 cup) store-bought ginger ale syrup

• 6 sprigs thyme, plus extra to serve

• 2 sticks cinnamon

• 4 star anise

• 6 cloves

• 2 thinly peeled strips lemon zest

• Crushed ice and apple slices, to serve

• 750ml (3 cups) sparkling water

Cheat's Apple Sparkling Cider Recipe.


1. Place 8-10 glasses in the freezer. Combine 250ml apple juice, the syrup, thyme, spices and lemon in a small saucepan and bring to simmer over medium-high heat. Remove from heat, add remaining 500ml apple juice and stir to combine.

2. Strain the apple mixture into a medium bowl set over an ice bath. Stir continuously for 1-2 minutes until chilled.

3. Divide ice, apple slices and extra thyme among glasses. Pour over mulled apple mixture, top with Aarke Sparkling Water from the Aarke Sparkling Water Maker and serve.

The Aarke Sparkling Water Maker.
The Aarke Sparkling Water Maker – available at Harvey Norman. To learn more, read our Aarke review.


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